The old City Arts building on Moss Street used to be a hub. Nowadays, it’s more of a shell. Here’s what happened.
Street View: Junction Near Charlemont Bridge Needs Attention
“You’re dealing with huge trucks on very small roads that aren’t necessarily designed for them,” says Green Party city councillor Patrick Costello.
A New Pavilion for Merrion Square, But What Will It Be Used for?
Merrion Square is due to get a new pavilion. But should it house an art exhibition or a memorial to emigrants, designed to reconnect members of the diaspora to Dublin?
HSE's Vacant Properties: Could They Be Used for Housing?
A reader asked us to look into how many vacant properties the HSE has in the Dublin area, and whether they could be used for housing. Here’s what we found out.
Mannix Flynn is standing as an independent in Dublin Bay South in GE16. Here are his answers to our 12 questions.
As "SOBO" Develops, Some City Quay Locals Worry About Future
Construction is underway in the area that some developers have renamed “SOBO”, or South of Beckett O’Casey. But long-time local residents aren’t completely happy with how it’s all going.
Will Dublin See the Return of the Public Toilet?
Dublin City Council is considering a plan that would provide for public toilets. But is there a reason we got rid of them all in the first place? And would we even use them?
The Battle Continues Over the Future of Wolfe Tone Park
If all goes as planned, we will see Dublin City Council’s draft proposal for Wolfe Tone Park early next year. Should it include a new cafe?
Councillors Push Back Plans to Sell Off Temple Bar Properties
At Monday’s meeting, councillors said they wanted to reflect before going ahead with the sale of commercial properties in Temple Bar.
For Herbert Park, a Spruce-Up May Be on the Way
People living near Herbert Park have been lobbying Dublin City Council to fix it up. Last week, the council revealed its new draft plan to do that.
A Community Group Struggles to Revive Wolfe Tone Park
What once was a grassy community park is now a gravel lot used for parking, portable toilets and ticketed events. Residents want to restore it to what it once was.
Dublin Has a New Mayor: Does It Matter?
Barred from covering meeting at which she was elected, our reporter found that many people didn’t even know who the last mayor was – or care much.
Does Sean Scully Deserve the National Gallery?
Pushing aside the classics to make way for his show has been called cultural vandalism, but he says we should be celebrating, not moaning.
The International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award: Is It Worth It?
The award of €100,000 for an top novel is supposed to spotlight Dublin as a literary capital. But given that it’s now fully funded by taxpayers, do we want to keep it?